Department news

Reduced IT Service Desk hours during Winter Break
The Service Desk will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during winter break. Regular Service Desk hours will resume Monday, Jan. 4.

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Rescheduled: Equity in Action Series at the Multicultural Resource Center
The Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) has rescheduled two segments of the film “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity,” due to weather.
The film’s second two segments, with facilitated discussions to follow, will be shown:

  • (Rescheduled) Monday, Dec. 7: Internal Components: Bias, Privilege, Internalized Racism
  • (Rescheduled) Wednesday, Jan. 6: External Relationships: Interpersonal, Institutional, Structural

All sessions will be held at the MRC at Washington Technology Magnet from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This series is free and open to the public.

Register on PDExpress under MRC or contact the Multicultural Resource Center at mrc@spps.org or 651-744-2635.

Equity in the Classroom Series: Creating Equity through Culture workshop is Thursday
Creating Equity through Culture is a workshop aimed at beginning to equip teachers with the tools to foster culture in themselves and their classrooms. Ryan Williams-Virden is an educator, cultural worker and fellow at the Cultural Wellness Center.

  • 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Multicultural Resource Center at Washington Technology Magnet School.
  • Sign up on PD Express

The workshop is open to everyone. Contact michelle.bierman@spps.org with questions.